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July
Further Mathematics for Economic Analysis - Knut Sydsæter, Peter Hammond, Atle Seierstad, Arne StromThis book is a companion volume to Essential Mathematics for Economic Analysis by Knut Sydsaeter and Peter Hammond. The new book is intended for advanced undergraduate and graduate students of economics whose requirements go beyond the material usually taught in undergraduate mathematics courses for economists. It presents most of the mathematical tools that are required for advanced courses in economic theory - both micro and macro.
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July
The Technical Writer's Companion - Gerald J. Alred, Charles T. Brusaw, Walter E. OliuThis easy-to-use handbook — a concise version of the popular Handbook of Technical Writing — offers students a brief guide to the most common types of technical writing and communication, with help on using technology, creating formal reports and manuals, writing for the Web, and more. Spiral-bound and tabbed for quick reference, the new edition is briefer than ever and completely up to date.
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July
Programming Basics: Using Microsoft Visual Basic, C++, HTML, and Java - Todd Knowlton, Karl Barksdale, E. Shane TurnerNew from the BASICS series, this text provides a step-by-step introduction to programming with Microsoft Visual Basic, C++, HTML and Java making it ideal for a survey course on these popular programming languages.
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July
Pro Android 3 - Satya Komatineni, Sayed Hashimi, Dave MacLeanPro Android 3 starts with the basics, giving you a firm foundation in Android development. It then builds on this foundation to teach you how to build real-world and fun mobile applications using the new Android 3.0 SDK. This book covers advanced concepts in detail including maps, geocoding, services, live folders, drag and drop, touchscreens, and the new Android 3.0 features: fragments and ActionBar. Pro Android 3 is uniquely comprehensive: it covers sensors, text to speech, OpenGL, live widgets, search, and the audio and video APIs. Using the code-heavy tutorials and expert advice, you'll
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July
Basic Principles And Calculations In Chemical Engineering - David M. Himmelblau, James B. RiggsDavid Himmelblau is recognized as a pioneer and leader in the Chemical Engineering community. In this edition, brand new problems, a reorganization of chapters, and additional pedagogy is included. The CD-ROM contains over 100 additional examples with detailed solutions, and 100 problems with answers.
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July
Ancient Lives: An Introduction to Archaeology and Prehistory - Brian M. FaganFor one semester courses in Introductory Archaeology and Prehistory that combine theory and methods. Ancient Lives is aimed at general courses in archaeology and prehistory that cover archaeological methods and theory, as well as world prehistory. The first half of the book covers the basic principles, methods, and theoretical approaches of archaeology. The second half is devoted to a summary of the major developments of human prehistory: the origins of humankind and the archaic world, the origins and spread of modern humans, the emergence of food production, and the beginnings of civilization.
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July
From Cover to Cover: Evaluating and Reviewing Children's Books - Kathleen T. Horning, Stacy InnerstFrom Cover To Cover is a fresh, up-to-date look at some of the best examples of children's literature today, and also includes practical advice on how to write clearly articulated, reasoned opinions so that others can learn about books they have not yet read.It includes: - a short explanation of the process of making a children's book from manuscript to final bound book - a description of the importance of the many different parts of a book (jacket flaps, title page, copyright, Cataloging-in-Publication information, etc.) - six thought-provoking chapters that explain how to think about and
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July
Politics: A Very Short Introduction - Kenneth MinogueIn A Very Short Introduction to Politics, Kenneth Minogue begins with a discussion of issues arising from a historical account of politics, and goes on to offer chapters dealing with the Ancient Greeks and the idea of citizenship; Roman law; medieval Christianity and individualism; freedom since Machiavelli and Hobbes; the challenge of ideologies; democracy, oligarchy, and bureaucracy; power and order in modern society; and politics in the West. About the Series: Combining authority with wit, accessibility, and style, Very Short Introductions offer an introduction to some of life's most
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July
The Gebusi: Lives Transformed in a Rainforest World - Bruce KnauftWhat is it like for a native people of the rainforest to confront features of a modern world? In 1980-82, the Gebusi of Papua New Guinea held elaborate ritual dances and spirit seances, practiced alternative sexual customs, and endured a very high rate of violence. By 1998, however, most Gebusi had been willingly transformed by Christian conversion, schooling, market activity, disco music, sports leagues, and local government. This book vividly portrays both the traditions and the dramatic changes of Gebusi society and culture. Written especially for students, the account uses personal stories and